Climate change is real. It’s the most pressing issue today. Western United States, in the past few months has witnessed the most astonishing weather changes and not in a good way. First there was severe drought. That was followed by searing heat waves, including one in the Pacific Northwest that was of a magnitude that stunned climate scientists. And now there are wildfires.
“Brutal heat and deadly floods show a world unprepared to cope with extreme weather,” reports New York Times . “The world is “neither prepared to slow down climate change, nor live with it.”
In Europe, unprecedented rains flooding the entire Continent. Especially, Western Europe, causing deaths, displacing hundreds of people, and leaving the survivors in a state of utter shock as they return home to deal with the unimaginable devastation of property.
Wibble, in “The climate is always changing’: true, but not helpful,” writes a straightforward, fact driven piece for the readers.
“When we already believe the world to be a certain way, then we interpret new experiences to fit with those beliefs, whether they actually do or not.” Thus spake Veritasium I had another post scheduled for today, but this one is far more timely. My post last week highlighted an example of a meme (‘learning […]‘The climate is always changing’: true, but not helpful — Wibble